Prostate cancer can be treated successfully if found in early stage.
Even without symptoms, a man over 40 should be investigated
Men are often afraid of doctors and not to hurt their dignity with ugly diagnosis. More unpleasant and harmful, however, have myths about their sexual health. Specialists debunk myths about cancer of the prostate for men to do the crap out of fear.
1. I feel good, you and my prostate is healthy
Only studies of the tumor marker PSA may give an indication of whether there are grounds for concern.
2. No symptoms – no cancer
The early stages are often asymptomatic, but just then the treatment is most successful.
3. If diagnosed with cancer, no matter who and how put it
Research must comply with the peculiarities of the body of the patient not to operate without the need or develop serious cancer without having noticed.
4. Radiotherapy helps everyone and solves the problem forever
In 35% of patients the prostate cancer returns after time after such a procedure. If you undergo it, you should regularly go to a check.
5. Prostate cancer occurs in older age
40 years there have been all favorable conditions for development.
6. Only surgery can save us
Modern medicine offers many alternatives. There are cases, such as diabetes, in which the operation is even worst method.
7. You cannot die from prostate cancer
Do not underestimate his cancer of the prostate! If you linger too, it can affect other vital organs and lead to death.
8. As cure cancer, man becomes impotent
Impotence appears as a consequence often temporary, but choosing the right method of treatment and better rehabilitation of nerve fibers is overcome.
9. Kriosurgery is untested method which has many harmful consequences
Modern techniques for monitoring and maintaining the body temperature of each single part of the body allows this method to be used in thousands of patients with the same or better results than standard.